Segregation vs immgration

522 Words3 Pages
Segregation vs. Immigration Many people wonder which is better Segregation or Immigration? That is a question that the world has been trying to answer for years. Segregation is to require, often with force, the separation of (a specific racial, religious, or other group) from the general body of society. Immigration is to come to a country of which one is not a native usually for permanent residence. In my opinion immigration is more effective and vital than segregation. First, Immigration stimulates the economy, because workers migrate in search for work. Then they purchase merchandise with there earned money. This helps the economy function. Also they introduce new items and options for Americans to buy and sell. In addition, they often accept lower wages for more productivity. For example, many immigrates take jobs that average Americans would not normally do. Such as: moving lawns, house keeping, and working at fast food restaurants. This stimulates big businesses because its saves the business more money to pay someone less for their services. On the other hand, segregation hinders the economy by splitting people up which makes it harder to find more willing workers. Also, no products will be introduced to the economy if segregation was still prominent. The economy wouldn’t have any positive growth because of segregation. The United States was founded off of immigration. Our founding fathers were themselves in fact immigrants. America has many different groups African American, Asian, European Indian, Native American, Hispanic are just a few of ethnicities that all are immigrants learning from each other everyday. America’s culture is a mix of all of these different cultural ideas “melted” together to form a society where everyone is as one. This occurrence would be impossible with segregation because the separate groups wouldn’t be able to mix their
Open Document